25 Holiday Dishes Guaranteed to Impress Your In-Laws

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These holiday dishes are incredible.

The holidays often bring extended family members together in order to celebrate tradition. Sometimes, this means spending time with people we don’t typically always get along with, like our in-laws. A 26-year-long longitudinal study reported that when a husband has a close relationship with his wife’s parents, he has a 20 percent decrease in risk for divorce, according to Huffington Post.

This study basically explains that in order to reduce your chances of divorce, it’s important to have a good, balanced relationship with your in-laws. While you may not agree on parenting methods or the best way decorate the house, there is one universal subject everyone can get behind: a damn good meal.

We all know that every family has their own special traditions when it comes to the holidays, and this is especially true for recipes. To help win over those in-laws, The Daily Meal is sharing classic holiday recipes with fun twists to remind them of the importance of family, while also impressing them with your cooking skills.

From traditional pies to side dishes, we’ve got you covered for the upcoming holiday season. It’s never easy to cook a huge dinner that everyone likes. Our recipes, however, have something for everyone, whether they’re a vegetarian or a carnivore. This year, overload your relatives with incredible food and holiday cheer, and really get on the in-law’s “good side” with these recipes. 

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